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Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still ‘go-to VR publisher’ – SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda’s E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of the year. And it’s popular IPs like this that will drive VR awareness and adoption among consumers, according to research …

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Ubisoft ‘stole the show’ at E3 this year – SuperData

Sony may have had a great showing at this year’s E3, but for SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen, it was Ubisoft who "stole the show." Ubisoft had "a top-notch release slate that combines corporate and creative courage," van Dreunen told MCV. He also praised Ubisoft partnering with Nintendo for its Switch …

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Horizon Zero Dawn DLC puts Sony exclusive on track to hit ‘Uncharted territory’ and 8m lifetime sales – SuperData

Analysts might not have made up their minds about Microsoft’s Xbox One X reveal at this year’s E3, but most seem to be in agreement that Sony showed a much stronger hand of exclusives and upcoming releases. Yesterday, IHS Markit’s Piers Harding-Rolls predicted that, given the current momentum of Sony’s …

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Xbox One X price is ‘an obvious weakness’ – SuperData

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft’s Xbox One X reveal, it seems analysts are still uncertain about We’ve already heard IHS say it doesn’t expect the machine to reignite Xbox One sales in the Europe, but SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen goes a little further, telling MCV that the …

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Opinion: SuperData’s CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

A games conference like E3 offers a unique glimpse into the makeup of the industry at large. Like a microcosm in a petri dish you’ll find many of the elements on a showfloor that also exist out in the wild across the industry. In recent years, one of the more …

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FIFA 17 was the UK’s best-selling digital title in April

FIFA 17 is once again the biggest-selling digital title in the UK, according to SuperData’s latest digital charts data. The EA title made a massive 7.84m in April, which is up 6.2 per cent month-on-month. March’s No.2, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, however, fell to No.5 last month, after a 62 …

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Global digital revenue reached $7.7bn in April, up 9% YOY – SuperData

The worldwide digital games market grew nine per cent year-on-year in April to reach a total of $7.7bn, according to SuperData’s latest monthly report. The mobile market also grew 8 per cent year-on-year last month, with free-to-play increasing by 27 per cent, but overall this was offset by falling sales …

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Vive’s standalone VR headset could be a real ‘game changer’ – SuperData

After Vive’s surprise announcement that it was creating a standalone VR headset for Google’s Daydream platform on Wednesday, SuperData’s vice president of research and strategy and head of VR/AR Stephanie Llamas has told MCV the device could be a real "game changer" in the fledging VR market and that the …

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Gear VR still most popular headset, ships 782k in Q1 – SuperData

SuperData has updated its VR headset shipment figures and Samsung’s Gear VR headset is once again the most shipped headset in Q1, according to the research firm’s estimates. In Q1, the Gear VR shipped 782,000 units through to consumers and businesses, says SuperData, making it by far and away the …

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